Oxford Bookworms Library: Changing their Skies: Stories from Africa Level 2: 700-Word Vocabulary
Then a letter came for Aloo from a famous college in America. They offered him a place . . . a place with a scholarship. Aloo could not believe it at first. He read the letter again and again. Aloo is very happy, but soon he finds that it is not so easy. He will need money to live on, money for his plane ticket . . . And then there is Mother . . . The stories in this volume of World Stories come from Malawi, South Africa, and Tanzania by African writers Steve Chimombo, Farida Karodia, and M. G. Vassanji
- ISBN: 978-0-19-479082-6
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- Pages: 64
- Binding: Paperback
- Dimensions: 198x129 inches
Average Page Count (Main Text):40
Average Word Count: 6,500
Lexile Measures: 390L-980L
Approx. Reading Level: Grades 1-10
Part of... Oxford Bookworms Library
- Word count 6,987
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